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Tuesday, December 20, 2005

Driver pinned by truck

News-Argus/Bobby Williams The driver of this New Hope Gas Co. truck was pinned after a one-vehicle accident about 12:45 p.m. Monday on Pecan Road near Case Farms. Firefighters from Mar-Mac, Dudley and Arrington volunteer departments responded. It took about...

Counties balk at U.S. 70 plan

If the plan to improve the U.S. Highway 70 corridor is to succeed, consultants told members of the Wayne County Transportation Committee and the Highway 70 Corridor Commission Monday, all six counties have to "sing the same song." But that...

Council targets two more houses

Goldsboro's City Council members voted to condemn a dilapidated dwelling Monday at their final meeting of the year, following through with their promise to continue efforts to clean up the city. The home, located at 214 Oak St., has been...

GI Joe doesn't let anything stop him

Don't think because GI Joe was born with only two legs that the little dog is anything but a healthy, happy troublemaker, his proud owners say. After all, once the Chihuahua beat the odds a year ago, surviving and adjusting...

Patty Huffman to be new Smart Start coordinator

The new community services coordinator for Wayne Partnership for Children, which governs Smart Start, already has a history with the organization. Before Patty Huffman moved to Goldsboro when her husband, Joe, accepted the position of city manager, she had spent...

Public records

Suspect identified in bank robbery LA GRANGE -- A former Mount Olive resident has been identified as a third suspect in the Sept. 6 robbery of the Wachovia Bank branch in LaGrange. Kareem Abdul Salaam was identified by authorities through...

Shaw reappointed to pension fund board

Howard A. "Buddy" Shaw of Goldsboro has been reappointed by Gov. Mike Easley to the board of trustees of the N.C. Firemen's and Rescue Squad Workers' Pension Fund. He will serve a four-year term on the board, which administers the...